The move comes just two months after Trump signed the controversial FOSTA-SESTA anti-trafficking bill.
The town hall with Suraj Patel marks a turning point in the sex workers’ rights movement.
This bill was supposed to fight sex trafficking. But it's driving women back to a riskier, pre-internet world of sex work.
Backpage has only been closed a short amount of time, but people are terrified and desperate and have no choice but to hit the streets.